|Army transfer to NASA|
Short 3:42 silent film footage of the transfer of 4,000 Army employees to the newly-birthed NASA.
Keywords: Army; NASA
Downloads: 1,758 (1 review)
|Abe's Job - Patrick Yonally|
A lighthearted look at the concept of "celebrity" as seen through a child's eyes with a historically-skewed perspective.
Keywords: Abraham Lincoln; Gettysbug Address; celebrity
Downloads: 447 (1 review)
|Anyone's Milk - Matt Redman|
A sneaky artist film intervention documenting a cow based milk adventure at an office in Cornwall, UK
Keywords: film; art; milk; intervention; matt; redman; Am; video; office; cow
Downloads: 1,763 (1 review)
|Arctic Sentinels. Building Rushed on Radar Defense, 1956/04/09|
(1) Operation Dew Line construction has top priority, Secretary Defense Wilson on tour of top secret bases, "they will sound the first alarm should air attack come." (2) Snark missile first films, using rocket boosters for launch then cruises with jet engine (3) Ike presents medal for bravery to girl (4) 75th diamond wedding anniversary for Mr. and Mrs. Miller (5) Chrysler turbine test car crossed country, arrived in Los Angeles (6) fashions from Italy (7) Masters Golf tournament won by Jack Bur...
Downloads: 2,522 (1 review)
|Air Head Videos 2, Air Head Videos 3, Air Head Videos 4|
The Air Head Videos Series, Episodes 2, 3, 4. And that is all, folks! He he he!
Downloads: 5,398 (1 review)
This is a shortened version odd little morality play about the opportunities of oil as told in a gas station that's about to be robbed. A story of individual ownership of a service station is used as evidence that the public's best interests are served by privately-managed businesses whose owners are encouraged by the incentive to earn. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: oil; industry; melodrama
Downloads: 1,477 (1 review)
|As World Watched. Spaceman Hailed After U.S. Triumph, 1961/05/08|
Alan Shepard flight on Mercury, given medal by JFK at White House, Jackie had to remind him to pin the medal on, parade up Pennsylvania Ave, Shepard as "space pioneer" (partial newsreel).
Downloads: 2,077 (1 review)
|Army Digs In for Defense of Arctic, 1956/02/27|
1) Fort Greely Alaska - Operation Moosehorn - combat teams on skiis - supplies parachuted to ground troops - tents during blowing snow (2) Ambassador John Lodge to Spain with military equipment sent to Spain at Cartegena "tanks for bases to bar the spread of Red aggression" (3) Billy Graham to Japan (4) train accident (5) Yuba City CA celebrates Christmas in February, was postponed by flood (6) Fashions inspired by film Benny Goodman Story (7) sports: Austrian ski championship (8) stock car race...
Downloads: 2,578 (1 review)
|Allied Vise Tightens On Rhineland, 1944/12/07|
(1) "Strasbourg, capital of Alsace-Lorraine, is captured by the Americans and the French. Flooded canals testify to the unruly weather being encountered. Tons of heavy equipment have been left by the Nazis in their headlong retreat. And swastikas by the thousand, are trod under foot by sullen Nazi prisoners. Various villages, including Baseweiler, are bombarded, then entered. Many Yanks are wounded...
Downloads: 2,462 (1 review)
|Help Needy Says First Lady, 1933/11/01|
"Chicago: Impressive scenes as Mrs. Roosevelt, speaking before 8,000 members of the Illinois Federation of Professional and Women's Clubs, urges women throughout the nation to aid the destitute unemployed by co-operating with local unemployment committees in their fund raising efforts." sound of Eleanor Roosevelt speaking. (partial newsreel)
Downloads: 1,446 (1 review)
|Axe for Turkeys, 1933/10/25|
Westley, CA: A record crop of gobblers, each of which will provide twenty persons with the 'piece de resistance' of a Thanksfiving Day Dinner, are being fattened for the feat. Unusual pictures show a monster flock that will grace the plates of 200,000 persons." - no sound
Downloads: 1,083 (1 review)
|Apollo 9: Three To Make Ready|
On this mission, astronauts Jim McDivit, Dave Scott and Rusty Scweickart focus on testing the Lunar Module, the spacecraft that will land men on the Moon, in Earth orbit. Featured are sequences of launch, rendezvous, extravehicular activity and the Earth's terrain.
Keywords: NASA; apollo; apollo 9; apollo program; moon; space race; spaceflight
Downloads: 23,918 (1 review)
|The Atom and You - second episode|
Second in the series The Atom and You, Paramount News, March 25, 1953, shows tests conducted at Hanford, Washington, on effects of exposure of sheep and salmon to radiation; testing of radioactive dust at UCLA laboratory; the use of radioisotopes and tracer materials for detecting cancer in patients at Oak Ridge, Tennessee; the use of rays from the cobalt source at N.Y. citys Moncure Hospital, to treat cancer of the brain.
Keywords: atom; radiation; medicine
Downloads: 1,151 (1 review)
|Allies Close On Rome, 1944/06/01|
"After the ruins, which had been Cassino, are entered, we see the Allied Generals Alexander, Mark Clark, Truscott, Juin et al in conference. As we roll forward with their troops, significant signs mark out enemy mines, booby traps...and the road to Rome." (partial newsreel)
Downloads: 1,798 (1 review)
(1) China Clipper flying boat left San Francisco 24 years ago, on first transpacific scheduled flight, today Hawaii celebrated the anniversary (2) "Tropical Fashion Holiday" in the Antilles (3) "Zoo Parade. Cubs And Kids Cutting Capers" - zoo penguins, monkeys, seals, lions, polar bear, tigers, Children's Zoo (partial newsreel).
Downloads: 2,148 (1 review)
|Farmers Arm To Break Picket Line, 1933/11/06|
Downloads: 1,544 (1 review)
|Akron Hulk Salvage 1933/04/24|
"Barnegat, NJ: Impressive scenes of the finding of the control car and mid-section of the ill-fated Navy airship and the raising of the bent and twisted frame work by a group of USN salvage vessels." (2) New Dirigible on Trial Flights - "Akron, Ohio: Striking views of the official tests of the USS Macon, the largest airship in the world, just completed for the U.S. Navy. She is a sister ship of the wrecked Akron." (some parts silent of this partial newsreel without narration)
Downloads: 2,364 (1 review)
|The Big Idea|
A nationally-aired promotional spot for the Wuerth Tube-Saver. The Wuerth Tube-Saver is a device that protects lamps and old vacuum tube televisions from the surge of electricity that occurs when they are powered on. This "surge protection" extends the life of the devices plugged into it. The main component of the Wuerth Tube-Saver is a Surgistor(TM), a type of thermal resistor. Both the Surgistor(TM), another invention by Mr...
Keywords: technology; advertising; invention; infomercial; tube; saver; surge; protector; television; suppressor
Downloads: 1,714 (1 review)
|Advance of health insurance (1945-1960)|
Narration regarding efforts to advance health insurance during the period 1945-1960.
Keywords: health; insurance; medicare
Downloads: 552 (1 review)
|Anchor - Anderson Films|
This is a short piece I made on Peter Jennings Life after he died.
Keywords: The543,Anderson Films
Downloads: 452 (1 review)
|All American Girl - Carrie Howser and Becca Taylor|
A song about sadness, "All American Girl" depicts the story of a popular girl struggling to hide her eating disorder.
Keywords: Musicians: Taylor, Becca; Music Videos: Becca Taylor
Downloads: 5,532 (1 review)
|Akron Disaster 1933/04/04|
Navy dirigible Akron crashed in the ocean near the New Jersey coast April 4, 1933, during a storm. Only 3 survived out of a crew of 76 men. (silent partial newsreel)
Downloads: 2,928 (1 review)
|The Battle of France, 1944/06/26|
"Allies Advance in France With the Allies in France, Shortly after United Nation troops establish their beachhead, King George visits the front and General Charles De Gaulle is cheered by local populace. Thousands of prisoners are captured as take Cherbourg." (partial newsreel)
Downloads: 2,711 (1 review)
|At the Summit, 1955/07/18|
(1) Big 4 arrive at Geneva summit conference: Eden, Faur (pronounced "four"), Ike speaks at airport " I come armed with good will of America"; Khrushchev and Bulganin, armillary sphere outside Geneva (2) Chicago air crash killing 22 of 43 aboard (3) Des Moine Iowa visit by Russians to farms (4) Miss Universe parade, led by 1954 Miss Universe Miriam Stevenson (partial newsreel)
Downloads: 1,267 (1 review)
|Christmas Brings Joy To Everyone, 1945/12/10|
(1) Christmas trees from state of Washington, shoppers in cities, children look at dolls and hobby horses, puppets, model trains, Santa Claus; (2) Gen. "Ike" New Chief of Staff - Ike speaks (3) Gen. Stilwell Gives DSC to Hero's Sister - Matsuta was Japanese-American (4) Archbishop Speaks For War Relief - Spellman speaks for donation of canned goods, 15,000 Catholic parishes in the nation will act as receiving stations (5) Aviation in the News - Mixmaster nonstop flight by Douglas bomber, Boeing ...
Downloads: 5,304 (1 review)
|Allied Convoy Battles Axis, 1942/07/13|
(1) "Mediterranean: Amazing pictures of the great air-sea battle between an Allied Convoy to Malta, and Axis forces. Allied guns fill the air with bursting steel that brings many Nazi and Italian aircraft to sudden destruction. Allied marksmen thwart suicide attack of Italian torpedo plane." - naval combat footage of attacks on the Alexandria convoy (2) Local: Scots Cheer Royalty. (partial newsreel)
Downloads: 4,493 (1 review)
|Fight Rages On Wallace Appointment,1945/01/25|
Appointment (1) debate over Henry Wallace; (2) WAC Medical Units Needed; (3) Personalities in the News, Maj. Gen. Weidermeier, Maj. Gen. Patrick Hurley and Chiang Kai Shek, Anthony Eden, Churchill; (4) Fire Damages Naval Piers; in Norfolk VA (5) Streamlined Gravy Train; universal feeder for hungry babies in Mass.(6) New Buzz Bomb Gets 1st Test; inspected by H. Ford II. (complete newsreel)
Downloads: 1,042 (1 review)
|Alien TV - Thomas Bloor & Mike Peter Reed|
Fragments of visual culture mashed to the words of Thomas Bloor. Open to interpretation, closed to labelling.
Keywords: fragment; goldfish; western; experimental video; hallucination; luma composite
Downloads: 1,662 (1 review)
|Cataclysm. Volcano, Tidal Waves, Devastate Pacific Area, 1960/05/27|
(1) aerial view of Chile, destroyed buildings and cities due to earthquake; tidal waves at 500 mph raced across the Pacific, hit Californai coast, hit Japan, 18,000 lives lost (2) "Sentry Satellite 5,000 Pound Missile Spotter In Orbit" - Atlas missile launched at Cape Canaveral of satellite (no pics of satellite, only of launch)
Downloads: 5,229 (1 review)
News in Brief - at Cape Canaveral, Thor Able missile launches Courier satellite that can rebroadcast messages, not just reflect them back like recent Echo; and Courier related a message from Ike to UN (partial newsreel)
Downloads: 1,144 (1 review)
|Boy meets dog|
A sign language version of the animated classic "Boy meets dog".
Keywords: children; sign language
Downloads: 2,699 (1 review)
|5th Republic, New Era Dawns As De Gaulle Invested, 1959/01/12|
De Gaulle new president of 5th Republic of France, has offered amnesty to Algeria rebels, speaks "viva L'France" (partial newsreel).
Downloads: 1,458 (1 review)
|Aviation In The News, 1944/06/22|
B-24 Liberator rolls off San Diego Consolidated "San Diego, CA: Off the assembly line comes the 5,000th B-24 to go to war. The famed bomber, nicknamed the Liberator, is ready to be off to the wars and further victories for the plane." (2) First Movies Of Gen. Tito Of Yugoslavia "Somewhere in Yugoslavia: For the first time, Marshall Tito is photographed by the motion picture camera. His Partisans have been a thorn in the Nazis' side since the day the Germans over ran the country." (partial newsre...
Downloads: 4,656 (1 review)
|Big 3 & Berlin. Concern Mounts As Deadline Approaches, 1959/03/05|
50,000 in Leipzig listen to Khrushchev, balloons released; Ike press conference, speaks (partial newsreel).
Downloads: 910 (1 review)
|Allies Drive Across Rhine To Victory, 1945/03/26|
(1) "The Capture of Cologne - Tank units of the onrushing U.S. 1st Army rumble into Cologne's suburbs, with all guns blazing at heavy pockets of Nazi resistance. Stalled street cars are hauled out of the way, and Yank foot soldiers fight their way into Cologne, block by block. Cologne lays in absolute ruin, after having been a 'saturation attack' target for allied bombers for three years. In sharp contrast, the Cathedral stands almost undamaged...
Downloads: 6,423 (1 review)
|The Arsenal For D-Day, 1944/05/08|
(1) The Arsenal For D-Day "Equipment for Invasion In a U.S.A. port we see the materials of war being feverishly loaded into vessels. Planes are lifted to the decks of bulging ships, ships that are loaded to the water line with freight for the invasion. Slowly, then, the ships converge, to set sail in convoy. In Bratain we come upon acres and acres of piled up materiel and equipment, for the invasion armies on the Second Front...
Downloads: 3,910 (1 review)
|America Not Secure Against Brute Force Says Cordell Hull, 1940/05/15|
"Washington, DC: Cordell Hull, Secretary of State, warns Americans to re-arm, to prepare against the threat of 'brute force'! Meanwhile, Gen. John J. Pershing, head of our Army during the World War, returns to lend his weight to speeding defense measures." (sound of Hull speaking) (partial newsreel)
Downloads: 970 (1 review)
|Cosmos Pioneer. Soviets Orbit Man In Space, 1961/04/13|
JFK speaks (but no pictures of Gagarin)(partial newsreel).
Downloads: 1,678 (1 review)
|Big Three Confer, 1945/02/15|
(1) "Meeting in Yalta - With the Foreign Secretaries Stettinius, Edon and Molotov on hand, Prime Minister Churchill is greeted, to be quickly followed by Joseph Stalin and President Roosevelt. Within the beautiful czaristic palace at Yalta in the Crimea, the heavy deliberations between the three heads of government begin, with their full staffs in attendance. Personalities on hande include Anne Boettinger, Sarah Oliver Churchill, Harry Hopkins, Steve Early, Ambassador Harriman and others." scene...
Downloads: 3,584 (1 review)
|Allies Sign Control Law For Germany,1945/06/14|
(1) "The Allied Control Commission for the conduct of affairs in civil Germany is brought into being by the military signatories for hte four powers who will administer the quadruple occupation of Germany. General Eisenhower signs for the United States, Marshal Montgomery for the British, Marshal Zhukov for the Soviets and General de Tassigny for France." scenes of agreement signed at Zhukov's headquarters in Berlin (2) GI's Tour Hitler's Headquarters - "Thousands of vacationing G.I.'s swarm ove...
Downloads: 3,240 (1 review)
|Bonn Hails Ike! Says U.S. Will Stand By Berlin, 1959/08/27|
Bonn Germany welcomes Ike, meets Adenauer at airport, with Christian Herter; Ike speaks, that American people stand by their side for a free Berlin, sign along road "We Like Ike and Conny" (Chancellor Conrad Adenauer) (partial newsreel)
Downloads: 1,149 (1 review)
|Atomic Test - none|
Atomic Bomb test Underground Blast
Keywords: atomic bomb; bomb; war
Downloads: 11,976 (1 review)
|Adland - Opening, George Lois|
Excerpt from documentary about the advertising business includes: Footage of commercial shoot, text about the anonymity of most admen and about how this program intends to give them a voice, The Pontiac Choir Boys do a commercial, George Lois, chairman, Lois, Holland, Callaway, New York, explains the power that comes from commercial production - ÂPoom! ItÂs like poison gas..Poom! ThatÂs sensational...
Keywords: TV About TV
Downloads: 1,421 (1 review)
|Big Four's Peace Meet Open Again, 1946/06/17|
(1) Bevin, Molotov, Jimmy Byrnes, France's George Bidaut meet for conference (2) 100 Years of Peace - centennial and peace arch of treaty between U.S. Canada estalishing boundary (3) Peron Takes Office - in Argentina, reviews army and navy. (partial newsreel)
Downloads: 994 (1 review)
|Eisenhower and Johnson on Medicare|
The role of Eisenhower in supporting early proposals for health care and a press conference by President Johnson lobbying for Medicare.
Keywords: Lyndon Johnson; Dwight Eisenhower; Medicare
Downloads: 1,433 (1 review)
SS Queen Mary passenger liner on final journey from Britain to Long Beach (partial newsreel).
Downloads: 1,625 (1 review)
|Abandoned hospital at night|
Abandoned hospital at night
Downloads: 1,357 (1 review)
|Army-Navy Agree On Merger, 1947/01/20|
(1) Secretaries Forrestal and Patterson plan merger (2) Greeks Suffer Losses - fighting on Greek - Bulgaria frontier (3) Byrnes Says Farewell - signs treaties (4) Governorship Feud - Georgia dispute between Ellis Arnold and Herman Talmadge (5) Finery For Small Fry - child fashion show (6) Local: Fashions in Furs - mink fox in Vancouver (complete newsreel).
Downloads: 2,094 (1 review)
|Ahoy, have any of you lot seen Sinbad?|
Swirling spirals constructed from rusty old sheet steel containing multi-coloured light bulbs fill the background and animate the entire room. A Medusa like head bulging with relays, electronics and wires controls this animation and as these relays switch sparks can be seen. Accompanying this are loud clicks that are heard throughout the room and sometimes these clicks fit uncannily to the songs sung by Elvis piped in from an old public address system...
Keywords: sinbad; installation; art; robot; peter; william; holden; robotic; machine; mechanical; sculpture; interactive; kinetic
Downloads: 9,365 (1 review)
|Cooking with gags|
Popeye has a tough time on April Fool's day in this sign language edition of the animated classic.
Keywords: children; sign language
Downloads: 2,717 (1 review)